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Man glad stolen motorcycle found after 46 years

Posted: 11/07/2013 - Donald DeVault wonders what kind of memories his Triumph motorcycle helped make in the 46 years since it was stolen, and he's looking forward to making more of his own when it's returned.

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California man skydives on 100th birthday

Posted: 11/05/2013 - When Vernon Maynard's friends asked him what he wished he had done in his 100 years of life, the Southern California man said he had always wanted to jump from a plane with a parachute.

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Motorcycle recovered in California 46 years after theft

Posted: 11/05/2013 - Authorities say a Nebraska man is getting his motorcycle back — 46 years after it was stolen from his backyard. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said the bike was recovered last week on its way to Japan.

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Hallmark's ugly sweater ornament stirs controversy

Posted: 11/01/2013 - Greeting card giant Hallmark said Thursday that it shouldn't have changed the lyrics to "Deck the Halls" on a new holiday ornament that stirred a backlash from customers online.

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School to unveil writer's 'Death Collection'

Posted: 10/31/2013 - He collected photographs of people after their demise, whether from natural causes or after crossing paths with someone with a noose, knife or a gun.

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Indonesian city trying to end masked monkey shows

Posted: 10/28/2013 - Indonesia's capital is getting rid of the monkey business. Security forces are conducting raids to rescue macaques used in masked monkey performances on Jakarta's streets.

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Indiana dog that crashed half-marathon gets medal

Posted: 10/09/2013 - An Indiana dog who became an Internet sensation after crashing a half marathon has won a medal — and an appointment with a veterinarian to nip his wandering ways in the bud.

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Spanish shepherds guide 2,000 sheep through Madrid

Posted: 10/08/2013 - Shepherds led a flock of 2,000 sheep through Madrid on Sunday in defense of ancient grazing, droving and migration rights increasingly threatened by urban sprawl and modern agricultural practices.

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Oregon bartender gets $17,500 tip

Posted: 10/08/2013 - One of Aurora Kephart's regulars at Conway's Restaurant and Lounge in Springfield often tips her with Keno tickets from the Oregon Lottery.

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Suburban Dallas cop helps deliver surprise baby

Posted: 09/30/2013 - Gene Kimpton says he entered a home in Carrollton Wednesday morning with his weapon drawn. All he knew is there was some sort of emergency situation in the house.

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Abandoned gold bars baffle German police

Posted: 09/30/2013 - Attention all passengers: could the person who left a stash of gold bars and a pile of banknotes in the luggage deposit at Cologne's main railway station kindly contact German police?

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Cameras capture eagle killing deer in Russia

Posted: 09/27/2013 - Remote cameras intended to monitor Siberian tigers in Russia instead caught a golden eagle's fatal attack on a deer, snapping three photos as the massive bird dug its talons into the distressed animal's back.

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99-year-old Iowa woman gets high school diploma

Posted: 09/25/2013 - A 99-year-old Iowa woman who dropped out of a high school more than 80 years ago despite needing only one credit to graduate has finally received her diploma.

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Austria: Catholic church fined for phone texting

Posted: 09/25/2013 - A diocese says it has been found guilty of contravening Austria's telecommunications law by sending mass texts to the cellphones of followers asking them to pay overdue membership fees.

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14 panda cubs make public debut in China

Posted: 09/24/2013 - Fourteen baby pandas born in a southwest China breeding center were gathered together for their first public viewing on Monday (September 23), state media reported.

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Anti-social Dallas Zoo gorilla being shown door

Posted: 09/24/2013 - There will be no rose ceremony for a 430-pound bachelor gorilla that failed to form any meaningful relationships with fellow apes during an 18-year stay at the Dallas Zoo.

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Pipe had leak months before Hawaii molasses spill

Posted: 09/24/2013 - Department of Transportation Deputy Director Randy Grune told a news conference Friday he sent a letter in July 2012 to Matson Navigation Co. notifying the company of the leak.

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